Updated to include information on Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd v Crawford, concerning equivalent periods of compensatory rest.
In Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd v Crawford, the Court of Appeal held that, under reg.24 of the Working Time Regulations 1998 (SI 1998/1833), a compensatory rest period need not consist of an uninterrupted 20 minutes provided that it has the same value in terms of contributing to the worker's wellbeing.
XpertHR is conducting a survey on annual leave provision among UK organisations and would like to invite you to take part.
Updated to include information on London Borough of Lambeth v Agoreyo, in which the Court of Appeal overturned the High Court's judgment and restored the county court's decision to dismiss Ms Agoreyo's claim.
The Court of Appeal has ruled that there is no reason why a rest break should be uninterrupted in certain industries, overruling a previous decision in the Employment Appeal Tribunal.
Employees in the UK did more than £32 billion worth of unpaid overtime last year, according to analysis by the TUC.
We have restructured and revised our Holiday and holiday pay section of the Employment law manual, to provide a more accessible overview for employers and HR professionals.
Restructured and revised to provide a more accessible overview for employers and HR professionals. See Employment law manual: Holiday and holiday pay section restructured.
Biological indications for chronic stress are 40% higher in women bringing up two children while working full-time compared with colleagues with no children.
Which employment cases will have the biggest impact on HR in 2019? We assess the likely impact on employers of upcoming cases on: the national minimum wage, shared parental leave, holiday pay, restrictive covenants, collective bargaining, covert CCTV, and employment status.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to working time.